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Dec 6, 2012 11:00pm EST
university is a world class institution. ahead, how this education jim helps its neighbors. -- education gem plans to help its neighbors. >> and nothing to do with rain gear. >> coming up, cashing in on an ugly holiday tradition. the teenager who attacked the idea is earning him a little extra cash this season. >> rain is -- the teenager whose tacky idea is earning him whose tacky idea is earning him a little extra cash this whose tacky idea is earning him a little extra cash this wooohooo....hahaahahaha! oh...there you go. wooohooo....hahaahahaha! i'm gonna stand up to her! no you're not. i know. you know ronny folks who save hundreds of dollars switching to geico sure are happy. how happy are they jimmy? happier than a witch in a broom factory. get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. >> maryland students are not only reading more, but anders standing more of the words they read. -- but understanding more of the words they read. vocabulary results for maryland fourth and eighth graders are of three points, above the national average. educators say they
NBC
Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
is being run. that is new at 6:00. >> in tonight's education goal among teachers, students, and volunteers. they are helping third graders read well on their own by the time they start school next august. the effort starts now. they are asking for volunteers to step up and help students to develop the skills they need to become profirst in reading. tuters who work one on one on a personal level are known as reading angels. their impact can be life changing. >> he's taken home a book or returned a thoughtful book report since he started with the third grade read he has read at least 14 books. is that correct? >> yes. >> so far the city's recruited 90 people to become apart of the program if you're interested in becoming a reading angel head to our website, wbaltv.com. it show asman in the subway train moments before he was killed after being pushed you have a the platform. >> that photo has the photographer defending himself. new tonight murder charges have been filed in that subway debt. chris has the latest. >> the man new york city police took into custody tuesday made his first court ap
NBC
Dec 7, 2012 2:05am EST
, educational music and videos. everything they want. >> would you let your 5-year-old use this? >> if it's educational stuff. >> this is fun and education. amazon, walmart and target. >> for kids older and the entire family, we have the curio 7. this is a real android device. 4.0. for me, i can put anything on here, but i can also put profiles up here, up to eight. i can determine what sites my kids go to, what apps they go to and how long they stay on and control all of that right here. you will find this at best buy, toys "r" us and target.com. >> this is old school. >> the next level with that cardboard box. this is the discovery kids color and play steam engine. it's recycled cardboard, eco friendly. you'll find this at kohls in-store only. >> you guys are doing a great job. thanks for everything. >> coming up, we'll get that $12 bottle of wine. >> first, these messages. gecko (clearing throat) thank you, mr. speaker, uh, members of congress. in celebration of over 75 years of our government employees insurance company, or geico...as most of you know members it.congress. ...i propose
NBC
Dec 9, 2012 9:00am EST
is the fact that veterans the most educated, highest skilled military ever to enter the civilian work force and they are our nation's next work force and employers need to be aware of that and in the book we talk about turn key methodologies and ways companies can reach out to veterans and recruit and retain them and use the skills that they have to offer. it's a great talent pool. >> specifically what are the specialized skills and training vets can offer employers? >> vets bring many things to the table as far as employment is concerned. they work in teams. they're focused on the mission. they are trustworthy, they always arrive on time, they're very punctual so they really bring quite a few things to the table but one of the most important things i really wanted to talk about related to this was the vets military friendly 100 list which lists 100 companies that have competed to be on this list and it's a great resource for veterans in maryland because you can sort that list according to state and so there's 70 companies that do business that are on the list right here in maryland and so
NBC
Dec 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
also 7:00. >> john hopkins is a world-class institution. >> up next how this educational plans to help its neighbors. >> ben roethlisberger will or won't he sign. as the steelers chase the ravens coming up in sports. >> we see wet weather coming in from the west. we'll check out that out in the seven-day forecast. >> a cash infusion from the neighbors around john hopkins university. $10 million, the money is from the school to help fund projects, projects that will be chosen by the neighbors themselves. it is to promote and buying more from local businesses. the announcement was made today. >> it has become clear that the interest of our neighbors, safe streets, the elimination of dilapidated properties, and the work force are also the interest of our university. after all, the future of john hopkins is linked to that of the community and we're deeply, deeply, and purposefully committed to baltimore's success. >> there is 10 neighboring communities that surround the cam pass that qualify to receive some of the money. >> it looks like we timed the weather perfectly for the lighting of t
NBC
Dec 10, 2012 7:00am EST
get an ivy league education for free. but first this is "today" on nbc. >>> we're back at 8:46. what if you could take courses from prestigious universities like princeton, stanford, duke and others for free? well, you can. jamie gangel is in washington to explain how. good morning to you. >> good morning, savannah. truly a revelation in education. some of the elite universities are offering these classes, let's say it again, for free. and they are attracting millions of students, include iing a cou who might surprise you. from finance to calculus to poetry. >> let's go to a second passage. >> reporter: world class professors are now offering their courses absolutely free. want to discover your inner passion for emily dickinson? >> her work is done in the realm of possibility. >> reporter: all you need is a computer and internet access. classes are known as massive open online courses or mooc. offered by several start-up companies, the largest and fastest growing is called coursera, the brainchild of these two professors. their goal is to revolutionize education. >> giving us the opp
NBC
Dec 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
to communities. the 100 black men of maryland provide the educational opportunities for african- americans and the card and prays the group for their leadership. -- ben cardin has praised them. >> they have given back so much to help our community to become stronger. i'm here to let them know government needs to be a part of it. winnie story together to make sure everyone has opportunity. -- we are here to make sure everyone has the opportunity. >> they have been helping development for more than 100 years. it is every reporter's nightmare, going off during a news conference. what legendary basketball coach decided to do with that very untimely phone call. eclectic, the temperature is a little chilly, but we're going to bounce back with some milder readings. the insta-weather + forecast is just ahead. also dealing with fog. that will be overnight tonight. at bwi, the temperature drop off as 47. downtown, 50. downtown, 50. online outfit downtown, 50. piccolo headphones buy now broadway show megapixels place to sleep little roadster war and peace deep sea diving ninja app hipster glasses 5%
NBC
Dec 7, 2012 4:30am EST
for $750,000. he sold it to pay for his grandchildren's education. it was sold on gotta have it.com. >>> it's good to be a baldwin and we have the mug shot. >>> plus, the golden girl. you're watching "early today." >>> good morning. we are starting off the day with pretty chilly temperatures all across the northeast and back across the northwest. that's the cold air behind a cold front that is going to start working eastward as we go into the next couple of days. so with this cold front we do have a couple of showers, especially up through the great lakes into ohio. we're starting off the day with some very heavy rain. eventually in boston and new york city, even washington d.c. we will see a couple of lighter showers. then as we go into the start of your weekend we are going to see a few more lingering showers especially in the morning. could mix with some wintery precip in the highest elevations, even in minneapolis on saturday kicking off the weekend. we should see a few snow showers. temperatures only around 34. >>> dylan, thanks so much. gerard butler is trading in the sword and shield
NBC
Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm EST
. >> in tonight's education alert a group of high school students got a chance to question the new school's superintendent. it was the first of two houn hall meets to give students to have a voice in the running of their school district. tim, i would guess these kids really enjoyed it. he seems like a cool guy, he's young and on twitter. >> they were concerned of the minds of some people that's why he used a familiar format. this comes after six months on the job. the town hall meeting was held inside the chesapeake high school media center. 60 students from a dozen of area schools they had plenty of questions from lunch menus to longer school days to what is being taught in the classrooms. >> what is your intention as far as improvement academic-wise? >> one of the good things about baltimore's public school we're known as a good school system. the question for us now is how to make a good school system to a great school sim. >> he also took questions about bullying and school safety. >> if we pull a weapon you have a a student because a student overheard something or if they are trying
NBC
Dec 9, 2012 2:30am EST
, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> welcome back. america's auto industry is in high geempl despite economic uncertainty it is on pace to sell 15 million new cars this year. mike jackson the ceo of auto nation, the largest auto retailer. good to have you on the program. welcome back. i was surprised on what is going on with auto sales. five-year high with auto sales with so much uncertainty about the economy, the fiscal cliff. what's behind the strength. >> in an other wise anemic economic recovery in america the auto recovery is absolutely a bright spot. industry sales collapsed in '08 and '09 from 16 to 17 million down to a low of 10. there was simply no financing available for customers for a couple of years. so that pushed out the average age of the cars on the road to an unprecedented 11 years. american consumers basically stopped fixing their cars during that period of time. now they need to do something. >> it's this replacement cycle. time to get a ne
NBC
Dec 7, 2012 5:00am EST
for maryland students. vocabulary results are above the national average. maryland educators say they are not surprised. more on-line classes continue to arrive in baltimore county. dallas dance told students at the district could get between $30 million and $40 million to start up the project. school systems would help to close the achievement gap with the money. >> we would be able to put every single course the kids would need to graduate online. >> 61 school systems are in the running for the federal dollars including baltimore city. >> 5:36. things really do get better with age, according to a study, including your well-being. you should turn that frown upside down. >> the real reason we enjoy our goal to pleasures so much. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. are you spending more or less this holiday shopping season? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> how of the area roads shaping >> how of the area roads shaping up maddy, come on. we got a new
NBC
Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm EST
in both classes were among the best throughout the nation. in other educational news more online classes could be headed to baltimore county. he told students in a town hall meeting on wednesday the district could get between $30 million and $40 million to help fund this project. they will help to close the achievement gap and prepare students for college and careers. >> this is for all the students but we have to put every course that need to graduate online. >> so far 61 school systems are in the running for these federal dollars, including baltimore city. the winner will be announced at the end of the month. >> here's a look at our other top stories. an aide at the maryland school for the deaf is under arrest charged with sexually abusing three girls. 37-year-old clarence taylor has been suss spended from his job, accused of inappropriately touching the girls while he was working as an even shift dorm aide. the abuse happened over a two-year period. the police are looking into if there is more victims. authorities have identified the prisoner involved in yesterday's police-involved sh
NBC
Dec 6, 2012 6:30pm EST
.s. not necessarily people, but the education, the ability to produce them. >> that is sad, how do we get it back? >> well, it is a concerted effort to get it back, this project i talked about where we do a mac next year, i think this is a really good other step for us. and the consumer electronics world was really never here. so it is not a matter of bringing it back, it is a matter of starting it here. >> while the announcement of a made in usa line of macs is welcome news, the new samsung ad campaign is not good news for apple. it is bold and damaging. >> hey, thanks. >> you guys have fun. >> home by midnight. >> the next big thing is already here, samsung galaxy x 3. >> the unmistakable message there, apple products are for your presidents, samsung makes the really cool stuff. >> they came along and tried to paint the those with white ear bugs apple users as losers. they're trying to paint their product as cool and yours as not cool. is this war? >> well, we love our customers and we'll fight to defend them with anyone. is it thermonuclear war? the fact is we love competition at apple. we wan
NBC
Dec 9, 2012 10:00am EST
. she's certainly well educated and has really served our nation well as ambassador to the united nations. >> all right. and msnbc's lawrence o'donnell. all coming up after the break. >>> "meet the press" is brought to you by the boeing company. we know why we're here. to chart a greener path in the air and in our factories. ♪ to find cleaner, more efficient ways to power flight. ♪ and harness our technology for new energy solutions. [ female announcer ] around the globe, the people of boeing are working together, to build a better tomorrow. that's why we're here. ♪ bp has paid overthe people of bp twenty-threeitment to the gulf. billion dollars that's why we're here. to help those affected and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open, and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. and bp's also committed to america. we support nearly 250,000 jobs and invest more here than anywhere else. we're working to fuel america for generations to come. our commitment has never been stronger. >>> coming up here, as hillary clinton prepares to step
NBC
Dec 6, 2012 7:00am EST
with manufacturing that have left the u.s. not necessarily people, but the education to stop producing them. >> that's sad. how do we get that back? >> well, it's a concerted effort to get them back. and with this project i've talked about where we will do a mac in the united states next year, i think this is -- this is a really good step for us. and the consumer electronics world was really never here. it's not a matter of bringing it back, it's a matter of starting it here. >> good morning, thanks for joining us here. >> while steve jobs liked to avoid the spotlight, he also thrived on it. as if he was selling products that were pieces of his own soul. he was inventor, pitch man, and new wave pied piper all in one. tim cook is just a different guy. while he believes in the almighty product just as much. >> how are you not steve jobs? >> in many ways, one of the things he did for me that removed a gigantic burden that would've normally existed is he told me on a couple of occasions before he passed away to never question what he would've done. never ask the question what he would do, to just do wha
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